Archives from: 11 July 2019
July 11, 2019
Money and happiness undoubtedly appear to be the two most desired outcomes of one's life. Yet many fail to see the potential in pursuing meaningful and satisfying work as a way to achieve both financial freedom and enjoyable life. Satisfying work is beneficial because it increases job satisfaction, performance, and commitment. In order for work to be satisfying, there are three qualities it must have: autonomy, complexity, and a connection between effort and reward. Work that fulfills those three criteria is meaningful.  Autonomy Balanced and effective autonomy is crucial to any type of work. Those who have the ability to be autonomous at work are better risk-takers, more engaged, produce new ideas, and are greater innovators. Autonomous work is integral to job satisfaction because, without it, you’re left feeling undervalued, unrecognized, and ...
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Jenny Weinhardt

True Value

July 5, 2019
Such is life, where heartbreak, setbacks, and utter failures materialize when we least expect them. Our principles can either aid or impede on our ability to push through complications to find success. It takes a positive mindset to dust ourselves off, regroup, and pick up the broken pieces. ...
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Jenny Weinhardt

Make the Most Out of a Difficult Situation

June 28, 2019
On occasion, you may find yourself in a scenario where - all things considered - it seems no good is able to come from it. Whether an obstacle is preventing you from accomplishing a goal, or you feel that a group consultation would be of no help, the ...
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Rob de Medeiros

How Emotional Intelligence was Defined in One Season

April 16, 2019
"If you learn to use it right, the adversity, it will buy you a ticket to a place you couldn't have gone any other way.” - Virginia Basketball head coach, Tony Bennett Watching March Madness I was struck by what it can teach those of us willing to pay ...
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Mark Chyz

Common Sense in Arguments is Not So Common

March 26, 2019
The two most important things when in a discussion with a business colleague are your words and your intent. Those might also be the two hardest things to control when a discussion turns heated and slides into an argument. In those instances, professionals often forget their professional courtesy ...
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Mark Chyz

The Slippery Slope That Is Social Media

February 15, 2019
If you are truly making your personal and business decisions based on your core values, then you are more likely instilled with the need to act for social justice where you see a wrong. However, the way in which you use your voice should remain in alignment with ...
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Mark Chyz

Entrepreneurship and Professionalism Go Hand-in-Hand

January 29, 2019
One of the benefits of working for yourself is the ability to define the culture you want in your business. If you want creativity to thrive you may look to hire and foster those that bring a certain joy to their work and environment. If you are in ...
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Mark Chyz

Pay Yourself First Explained

January 24, 2019
Take a minute to think about the instructions you are given when you board a plane and are readying for take-off… in the event of loss of cabin air pressure, place your oxygen mask on yourself before helping others. The logical side of my brain understands the rationale ...
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Mark Chyz

Success Starts and Ends with a Business Plan

December 6, 2018
“By failing to prepare you are preparing to fail.” -Benjamin Franklin At an early age, Roy Murad was able to see opportunity where others didn’t. This led to the creation of Roy’s first successful venture when he was still in high school. To others, the opportunity Roy saw didn’t ...
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Mark Chyz